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This artist rigged old New York City phone booths to tell powerful stories of immigrants

This artist rigged old New York City phone booths to tell powerful stories of immigrants Walk into the graffiti-covered phone booth and pick up the phone — a person on the other end wants to tell you their story.A new interactive art installation in New York City's Times Square is using old phone booths to share the stories of immigrants.

The White House doesn't give a damn about that poem on the Statue of Liberty

The White House doesn't give a damn about that poem on the Statue of Liberty On Wednesday, Trump advisor Stephen Miller took questions during the press briefing over the administration's new push for immigration reform.The exchange turned pretty nasty, pretty quickly.

Daily News August 02-2017

Daily News August 02-2017 Later, after the issue attracted media attention, Google abruptly reversed its position and reinstated the Gmail account.When he complained formally to Google, Peterson received a reply from the“We understand you’ve recently been unable to access your Google account, and we appreciate you contacting us,”Google replied in the e-mail.

Irish vet fails computerised English oral test, despite being fluent

Irish vet fails computerised English oral test, despite being fluent Call it a case of lost in translation if you like, but Australian English has given one Irish vet quite the headache.Louise Kennedy, a vet who has been working in Queensland, Australia, but is originally from Wicklow, Ireland, failed an English fluency test despite being native in the language, according to the Irish Independent.

Houston's mayor pleads with immigrants worried about 'show me your papers' law to call for rescue

Houston's mayor pleads with immigrants worried about 'show me your papers' law to call for rescue At a press conference Monday, Mayor Sylvester Turner made bold statements about deportation concerns amid relief and rescue efforts.In no uncertain terms, he assured his city that anyone who needs rescuing and support can call for help — no matter their immigration status.

Mark Zuckerberg decries reported end of DACA in heartfelt Facebook post

Mark Zuckerberg decries reported end of DACA in heartfelt Facebook post President Donald Trump's long-awaited decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is nearing a critical crossroads, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants his stance — along with most of Silicon Valley — on the Obama administration policy to be clear.In a Facebook post published Thursday night, Zuckerberg pledged his support of DACA, called "Dreamers" the future of the country, and urged other business leaders to join in signing an open letter addressed to Trump.

Why psychologists are trying to save DACA from the Trump administration

Why psychologists are trying to save DACA from the Trump administration Remember your fate currently rests with President Donald Trump, who has vowed to end DACA and potentially deport you to a country you probably haven't visited in years.You're not sure how you'll make money, get an education, or receive health care.

'Dreamers' flood Twitter with messages of hope as Trump decides their fate

'Dreamers' flood Twitter with messages of hope as Trump decides their fate as children shared their stories in droves on Twitter after Politico reported Sunday that President Donald Trump is expected to end the Obama-era program keeping them safe from deportation.In recent days Trump has toyed with a will-he-or-won't-he storyline around the program's future.

Mark Zuckerberg on DACA repeal: 'This is a sad day for our country'

Mark Zuckerberg on DACA repeal: 'This is a sad day for our country' Just minutes after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the repeal of the DACA immigration program, the CEO of Facebook posted on Facebook.It is particularly cruel to offer young people the American Dream, encourage them to come out of the shadows and trust our government, and then punish them for it," Zuckerberg wrote.

'This is about basic decency': Obama slams Trump's DACA decision in scathing Facebook post

'This is about basic decency': Obama slams Trump's DACA decision in scathing Facebook post On Tuesday Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the repeal of the DACA immigration program and Barack Obama can no longer remain silent.In the wake of Trump's decision to get rid of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) scheme, which protects children of illegal immigrants in the U.

5 ways you can help 'Dreamers' in the wake of Trump's DACA decision

5 ways you can help 'Dreamers' in the wake of Trump's DACA decision In the meantime, DACA recipients couldn't vote, get federal benefits like college financial aid, or receive amnesty.Reports and analyses like these can help DACA supporters understand the scope of the Trump administration's policy and explain what's at stake.

Laurene Powell Jobs' ad slams Trump on DACA with the words of Ronald Reagan

Laurene Powell Jobs' ad slams Trump on DACA with the words of Ronald Reagan A political advocacy group is going after Donald Trump and his decision end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on the president's favorite medium: TV.The California-based Emerson Collective, founded by Laurene Powell Jobs, whose husband was the late Steve Jobs, has purchased ads set to run starting Wednesday, according to Recode.

Mark Zuckerberg campaigns for 'Dreamers' with a livestream from his home

Mark Zuckerberg campaigns for 'Dreamers' with a livestream from his home Mark Zuckerberg spoke rapidly without pausing as he held a press conference Wednesday on Facebook Live.It's that there's no path," Zuckerberg said.

Trump's DACA decision is a double whammy for hurricane survivors

Trump's DACA decision is a double whammy for hurricane survivors More than 200,000 Dreamers live in Texas.The Migration Policy Institute lists 68,000 DACA recipients in Harvey-hit Harris County.

The fans will scare Irma away

The fans will scare Irma away Hurricane Irma may find US immigration difficult as 59,000 people claim they’ll point their fans in its direction in an effort to deny it entry.A Facebook event has gone viral in the hope of preventing the category 4 storm from reaching Florida.

Alt-right supporters are burning MAGA hats after reports of Trump's alleged DACA deal

Alt-right supporters are burning MAGA hats after reports of Trump's alleged DACA deal News of Donald Trump reaching a possible DACA deal with Democratic congressional leaders has infuriated members of the alt-right.And, as we've learned from the hashtag #burnmyMAGAhat, those alt-right supporters are taking their anger with the president out on his hats.